How teachers can help students think outside of the box

05/20/2013 | Edutopia.org

While teachers may have high expectations for their students to think critically, their execution may be flawed, suggests Texas high-school principal Ben Johnson. In this blog post, he writes about the difference between analysis and critical thinking, and explores his own strategies for getting students to dig deeper, including answering a question with a question, finishing the story and identifying patterns.

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